Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Termination of the Previously Announced Exchange Offers of Certain Existing Notes for New Notes and the Solicitations of Consents to Proposed Amendments to the Existing Indentures
CALGARY, Alberta, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“ Gran Tierra ” or the “ Company ”) (NYSE American:GTE) (TSX:GTE) (LSE:GTE) today announced the termination, effective immediately, of its previously announced offers to Eligible Holders (as defined herein) to exchange (such offers, the “ Exchange Offers ”) (i) any and all of the outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2025 issued by Gran Tierra Energy International Holdings Ltd. (“ GTEIH ”) on February 15, 2018 (CUSIP: 38502HAA3 / G4066TAA0; ISIN: US38502HAA32 / USG4066TAA00) (the “ 2025 Notes ”), and (ii) any and all of the outstanding 7.750% Senior Notes due 2027 issued by the Company on May 23, 2019 (CUSIP: 38502JAA9 / U37016AA7; ISIN: US38502JAA97 / USU37016AA70) (the “ 2027 Notes ” and, together with the 2025 Notes, the “ Existing Notes ”) for newly issued 8.750% Senior Secured Amortizing Notes due 2029 (the “ New Notes ”), pursuant to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the exchange offer memorandum and consent solicitation statement, dated May 24, 2022 in respect of the Exchange Offers and Solicitations of Consents (as defined below) (as amended or supplemented prior to the date hereof, the “ Exchange Offer Memorandum ”). The Company and GTEIH are also terminating, effectively immediately, (i) the solicitation (the “ 2025 Solicitation ”) by GTEIH of consents (the “ 2025 Consents ”) from Eligible Holders of 2025 Notes to effect certain proposed amendments (the “ 2025 Proposed Amendments ”) to the indenture dated as of February 15, 2018, under which the 2025 Notes were issued (the “ 2025 Existing Indenture ”), and (ii) the solicitation (the “ 2027 Solicitation ” and, together with the 2025 Solicitation, the “ Solicitations ”) by the Company of consents (the “ 2027 Consents ” and, together with the 2025 Consents, the “ Consents ”) from Eligible Holders of 2027 Notes to effect certain proposed amendments (the “ 2027 Proposed Amendments ” and, together with the 2025 Proposed Amendments, the “ Proposed Amendments ”) to the indenture dated as of May 23, 2019, under which the 2027 Notes were issued (the “ 2027 Existing Indenture ” and, together with the 2025 Existing Indenture, the “ Existing Indentures ”). Any capitalized terms used in this press release without definition have the respective meanings assigned to such terms in the Exchange Offer Memorandum.